asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he plans his next meeting with the parties involved in the discussions about the future of the HS146; if he will make a statement about the progress of consultations so far.
My right hon. Friend has now received the report from the Tripartite Working Group composed of representatives of the trades unions, Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. and officials. The next step is for my right hon. and noble Friend the Minister of State to discuss this with the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions.